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Good news and bad news about S...

Sep 19, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – There is good news and bad news about SFUSD’s school meals. The good news is that the school district has...

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Why the secrecy around SFUSD s...

Sep 7, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – For a school department that most people never think about, there is a lot of secrecy surrounding operations...

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Who should lead SFUSD’s ...

Aug 9, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – As San Francisco kids head back to school on August 15th, they probably won’t realize that their school meal...

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Is there a secret to getting k...

Jul 11, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – Is there really a “superpowered secret” to getting kids to eat more fresh vegetables? Apparently CNN thinks so...

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Will SFUSD Scratch Cook School...

Jun 28, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – It looks like scratch cooking of school meals may, some day, come to San Francisco’s public schools. After...

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IDEO’s SFUSD School Lunc...

Jun 16, 2016 by

Dana Woldow – A plan created in 2013 by world-famous design firm IDEO, intended to increase the number of students eating...

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Parents Behaving Badly: School...

Mar 28, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – Some parents in Mill Valley are disrupting school lunch, and not in a good way. It is common for parents to...

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Communal School Lunch in SFUSD

Feb 11, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – Will communal lunch for elementary school students ever come to SFUSD? The idea of small groups of younger...

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More Setbacks for SFUSD’...

Feb 3, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – In 2013, San Francisco Unified School District unveiled its plan to update school cafeterias and use...

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Another Chef Tackles School Lu...

Jan 12, 2016 by

by Dana Woldow – A well-known chef leaves a flourishing restaurant career in Europe to come to America to fix school lunch....

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Claim that rules bar spices is...

Nov 30, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Myths about healthy school lunch rules reached a new level of crazy recently with the misleading claim that...

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Should Schools Dump Hot Dogs?

Nov 3, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Hot dogs, pepperoni and other processed meats are back in the news again as the World Health Organization...

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A “Contraband Econony...

Oct 22, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Although you would never know it from the inaction in Congress, it’s time to renew child nutrition...

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NY Times School Lunch Story Ig...

Sep 30, 2015 by

Don’t you hate it when the facts contradict a really catchy headline? I guess the New York Times does. Contrary to the screaming...

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Signs Matter for Students̵...

Sep 16, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Can elementary school cafeterias help students choose healthier lunches? Signs point to yes. That is, signs...

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SF Schools’ Meal Meltdow...

Aug 26, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – It’s déjà vu all over again, as SF public schools have been left waiting – and waiting – for their cafeteria...

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Mom Bloggers to the Rescue

Aug 20, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – What do Monsanto, the Corn Refiners Association, and the School Nutrition Association all have in common? As...

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Rand Paul Doesn’t Get Sc...

Aug 5, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Congressman Rand Paul apparently does not understand how the federal school lunch program works. What else...

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School Nutrition Association –...

Jul 28, 2015 by

by Dana Woldow – Has Big Food spirited off a longtime champion of healthy school meals, and replaced her with a “Stepford...

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Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Jul 21, 2015 by

Dana Woldow – Meet Jean Ronnei, whose position as incoming President of the School Nutrition Association (SNA) puts her in a...

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